Created On:  31 October 2011

Problem:

XDBC Server 8.1.3 can be started, but the connection from the client is raising this error:

Connection failed:
SQLState: 28000
[TOD] [ODBC Driver] DLLLOAD: acuxdbc04, This application has failed to start because the application configuration is not working properly. For troubleshooting, you should reinstall the application.

Resolution:

Some Visual Basic 2008 RT-Files got corrupted or deleted. Reinstalling those files solves the issue.
Incident #2543749